Digital Enterprise supports growing businesses across West Yorkshire on their digital transformation journey to enable them to improve performance, productivity and competitiveness, reduce environmental impact, and ultimately achieve sustainable growth by investing in digital.
Two levels of grant funding are available for growth-focussed businesses, operating for more than three years that need investment in digital innovation to propel them to the next stage. Grants can support hardware, software, technology, connectivity and internet upgrades. The programme ends in March 2025 and businesses are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Eligible businesses considering a digital investment between £2,000 to £25,000 can apply for a Digital Accelerator Grant for up to 50% of the project costs, with a ceiling value of £10,000. A limited number of High Impact Grants will support substantial and transformative digital projects. Eligible businesses can receive up to 50% contribution, (capped at a maximum value of £35,000) towards new digital projects costing between £25,000 – £100,000.
Businesses will also receive impartial advice and support from their dedicated Digital Advisor, who will be on hand throughout the application process to help them make the best use of digital solutions.
Digital Enterprise can support businesses from a wide range of sectors and fund impactful digital projects before the programme ends in March 2025. Ambitious growth businesses can find out more about eligibility and apply for a Digital Accelerator Grant or High Impact Grant by visiting Digital Enterprise. Digital Enterprise 3 is funded with £4.6 million from the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). Since its launch in 2016, Digital Enterprise has provided over £12 million in funding and helped over 2,700 businesses through its grant funding and business support programme.